A75 Cairntop to Barlae Dualling

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Type
Road for use by all traffic
Status
Completed
Authority
Transport Scotland
Cost
£ 6.5m
Finance
Transport Scotland
Timescale
2010-2011
Length
2.5 km (1.6 miles)

Scheme Outline

Provision of a 2.5 km section of dual carriageway on the A75 between Newton Stewart and Stranraer. A new eastbound carriageway will be constructed, following the route of a disused railway line. The existing road will become the new westbound carriageway.

Progress

2 March 2010 The contractor (RJ Macleod) has been selected, and work is expected to start in 'early 2010'. A temporary 40mph speed restriction order came into effect on 22 February 2010.
23 March 2010 The project officially started on 22 March 2010.
15 October 2010 The new road is opened to traffic.

More information

Official website
transportscotland.gov.uk/.../a75-cairntop-to-barlae-project

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This scheme has been completed, so it's no longer possible to edit any of the information on this page.

This scheme was last updated on 15 October 2010.